Herbert St. John Jones (British, 19th./20th. Century) The Shire Stallion 'Chorlton Clinker' 71 x 91.
Lot 24
Herbert St. John Jones (British 19th/20th century) The Shire stallion 'Chorlton Clinker' 71 x 91.4 cm. (28 x 36 in.)
Sold for £19,200 (US$ 29,828) inc. premium

Lot Details
Herbert St. John Jones (British 19th/20th century)
The Shire stallion 'Chorlton Clinker'
signed and dated 'Herbert St. John Jones 1916' (lower left); inscribed 'Chorlton Clinker' (lower right); inscribed 'Painted from Life. Herbert St. John Jones of Nantwich, May 1916' on reverse
oil on canvas
71 x 91.4 cm. (28 x 36 in.)

Footnotes

  • Herbert St. John Jones came from Nantwich, Cheshire and specialised in portraits of horses and cattle. One of his most famous paintings is a portrait of the bull ‘Earlsfield’ (owned by King Edward VII), with Windsor Castle in the background. This painting was one of the principal exhibits at the Hereford Cattle Society.

    'Chorlton Clinker' (no.27181) was foaled in 1908 and owned by Mr. T.H.Vaughan.
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